LIST: South Mississippi school closures due to upcoming tropical weather

LIST: South Mississippi school closures due to upcoming tropical weather
Many South Mississippi schools have announced closures and delays due to Tropical Storm Sally’s upcoming weather ahead.

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI Miss. (WLOX) - Many South Mississippi schools have announced changes or delays due to Hurricane Sally. Below are the listed school schedules for Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

School Schedules for Hurricane Sally
Gulfport School District will delays the start of classes on Wednesday by two hours. Schools will close at their normal times. Please note the following schedule:
Elementary Bus Routes will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Elementary Schools will open at 9:00 a.m.
Middle School Bus Routes will begin at 8:45 a.m.
Middle Schools will open at 9:30 a.m.
Gulfport High School Bus Routes will begin at 9:15 a.m.
Gulfport High School will open at 10:00 a.m.
All schools will close at their normal times.
Saint Stanislaus will cancel all classes (in-person and distance learning) and activities Wednesday, Sept. 16. Dormitory operations will continue as normal.
MGCCC All locations and centers will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 16. Residence Halls will remain open, and the dining hall will provide meals to those students.
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District will close Wednesday, Sept. 16, due to Hurricane Sally. Further closures will be determined on a day-to-day basis.
Hancock County School District schools will be on schedule for distance learning per usual on Wednesday.
George County School District will be closed Wednesday for all students and staff. All extracurricular activities will be canceled as well.
Bay Waveland School District schools will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 16.
Long Beach School District will be closed Wednesday. The district advises everyone to check the school district website for updates.
Moss Point School District schools will continue with 100% virtual learning on Wednesday.
Jackson County School District schools will not have classes Wednesday.
Biloxi School District will be scheduled for virtual learning Wednesday.
Pearl River County School District will resume classes Wednesday, Sept. 16, as regularly scheduled.
Harrison County School District will close Wednesday. This applies to both traditional and virtual students.
Stone County School District will hold classes Wednesday.
Pearl River Community College closed campuses at 1 p.m. on Monday. The campus will reopen on Sept. 17.
Coast Episcopal School will delay the start of school until 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. If conditions worsen overnight, the entire school day may be canceled.
Pass Christian Schools will hold distance learning Wednesday. In-person teaching resumes Thursday.
Catholic Diocese of Biloxi Schools in Jackson, Harrison, Hancock, and Pearl River counties will be closed on Wednesday. There will be no virtual learning or in-person learning on this day. A decision regarding further closures will be made as soon as possible and will be communicated through each school’s principal. ​
Ocean Springs School District schools will be closed Wednesday and resume as normally scheduled on Thursday.

This list will be updated with more information on other school closures once it’s available.

For the latest on Hurricane Sally, keep up with our WLOX First Alert Weather Team.

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